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You’ve collected miles & points. Now do you know how to use them?
Learn how to get the most from your miles & points for Big Travel with Small Money!
Redeem Your Miles & Points
Guides for Booking Airline Awards
In these step-by-step guides, you will learn airline award booking rules, routes, partners, and how to get the most value for your miles:
Airline Award Sweet Spots
Here’s my series highlighting secret ways to stretch your airline miles! You’ll see how to use fewer miles to fly to Hawaii, Europe, and more!
Guides for Using Flexible Points
Instead of focusing on earning points in a specific frequent flyer or hotel guest program, folks who collect transferable points have many more options for how they use them! That’s because you can choose to transfer your points to dozens of different programs.
- Beginner’s Guide to Using Flexible Travel Points
- How to Use the Chase Ultimate Rewards Travel Portal
- Ultimate Guide to Chase Ultimate Rewards Transfer Partners
- Ultimate Guide to AMEX Membership Rewards points
- Ultimate Guide to Starwood Points
- Handy Chart Showing Which Flexible Points Transfer to Which Airlines
Paid Award Travel Services
You can also use paid services to help you book your award flight:
You can check out the complete guide to award booking here.
Find Cheap Car Rentals
There are lots of strategies to find the best price on a rental car. Check out my series to guarantee you get the best price:
If you’re having trouble deciding where to use your miles & points, check out our trip reports for inspiration!
Useful Apps & Tools
- AwardAce Shows You How to Use Your Miles & Points
- Save Time Searching for the Cheapest Award Seats With This New Tool!
Award Hotel Stays
- Easily Find Credit Card Currency Conversion Rates With Mercez App
- Organize Credit Card Receipts Easily With ReceiptMatch
- Cheap Broadway Tickets With TodayTix
- Listen to Muted TV in Airports, Restaurants With Tunity
- My Review of Radiooooo: A Global Musical Time Machine
- Best Phone for International Calls, Texts, and Data – Part 1: Introduction
- Our Experience Using T-Mobile’s Free In-Flight Wi-Fi & Overseas Texting and Data
- My Review of WiFox: Quickly Find Free Airport Wi-Fi & Passwords
- App in the Air: Track Your Past & Future Flights
- Use Fareness for Vacation Flight Searches
- Get Fare Predictions and Buy Flights on Your Phone With Hopper
- HappyCow App: Guide to Veggie Restaurants Around the World
- Prevent Your Alaska or Hawaiian Miles From Expiring With the Frequent Flyer App
- Organize Your Travel Details for Free With the TripCase App
- Quickly Calculate Foreign Exchange Conversion With XE Currency App